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Endoscopy is a method used to diagnose and treat diseases of the digestive system. The digestive system is an adjacent, whole system consisting of the esophagus, stomach, twelve-finger intestines, small intestine and large intestine.

What Is Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy is an imaging method that allows you to directly examine the last part of the large intestine and small intestine. This process is done with the help of a thin, soft and flexible tube-shaped tool with light and micro-camera at the end.

In What Cases Is A Colonoscopy Performed?

Unexplained abdominal pain or weight loss,
Long-term diarrhea or constipation,
Anemia that does not respond to treatment,
Blood in the stool,
Early detection and treatment of intestinal polyps (etsi protrusions) ,
Currently, in order to protect against colon cancer, even if there are no complaints, monitoring for the presence of polyps with a colonoscopy every 5 years from the age of 50 is now an accepted method all over the world. In people with colon cancer in their family, it is recommended to withdraw the follow-up Age earlier.

Why Are Intestinal Polyps Important ?

Colon cancer is one of the most common types of cancer.
All colon cancers are caused by etsi protrusions called polyps. However, they usually do not cause any complaints until the polyps become cancerous.
Early detection of intestinal polyps and removal with colonoscopy definitely prevent the development of cancer.
This procedure is performed by a painless colonoscopic surgical method called polypectomy during the colonoscopy process.
How Is Colonoscopy Performed?

All your procedures are performed by our experienced specialist doctor.
After you are admitted to the endoscopy room, you are asked to wear a special colonoscopy suit and remove your glasses or dentures, if any.
During the procedure, you are in a position lying on your left side.
After you are given intravenous tranquilizers and painkillers and you are thoroughly relaxed, your doctor will move the colonoscope through the anus to your colon. Pain and distress are not felt due to the drugs given during the procedure.
The procedure takes about 15 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the condition of your bowel decontamination, disease and bowel structure.

ENDOSCOPIC APPLICATIONS PERFORMED BY PUTTING THE PATIENT TO SLEEP UNDER ANESTHESIA

In our endoscopy unit, we apply the procedure to all our patients under anesthesia. With this method, the procedure is completed very comfortably and the patient does not feel any discomfort related to the procedure. Also, thanks to a special effect of the drugs used when you come to your senses after the procedure is over, you will usually never remember the process. Most importantly, during the procedure, you will definitely not complain of pain, shortness of breath or nausea-vomiting.

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